Sunday, July 12, 2020

Dropping the mic

Obama gives farewell from Chicago hometown FROM THE TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE CHICAGO – In a televised address before a passionate and exuberant Chicago audience, President...

WE DO HAVE CHOICES

Florida’s Black Republicans, Bernie Sanders fans and non-party-affiliated voters have choices other than Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. Here’s brief info on two credible...

IN PHOENIX, TRUMP PRAISES HIMSELF, ATTACKS MEDIA AS USUAL

Trump fills Phoenix with racially charged language, accusing media and fellow Republicans of failings BY CATHLEEN DECKER LOS ANGELES TIMES / TNS PHOENIX — As protesters massed...

Blacks at risk

Urban League says progress is fragile FROM THE TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump and a Republican-dominated Congress have shifted power and priorities...

Pastor and youth intervention director’s message: ‘Stay put’

BY REV. KENNY IRBY SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER In the midst of this unprecedented novel corona-virus pandemic, I found myself reminiscing about a formative lesson...

EL HAJJ MALIK EL-SHABAZZ / MAY 19, 1925 – FEB. 21, 1965

Happy birthday to our ‘Black shining prince’ Black activist Malcolm X, seen here with a portrait of his mentor Elijah Muhammad, would have celebrated his...

Florida’s chief justice suspends jury trials through May

BY JIM SAUNDERS NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Trying to prevent the spread of COVID-19 at courthouses across the state, Florida Supreme Court Chief...

DeSantis: Risk is ‘low,’ but more coronavirus cases expected

BY CHRISTINE SEXTON NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Gov. Ron DeSantis on Monday reiterated that the risk of the novel coronavirus in Florida “remains low,”...

DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.

Never to be forgotten In 1964, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. pointed to a bullet hole in a St. Augustine hotel he stayed in while...

Dr. Oswald Bronson dies

Led three HBCUS, including Bethune-Cookman Dr. Oswald P. Bronson, Sr. BY ANDREAS BUTLERFLORIDA COURIER...